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Ligo Ap Ola

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Tsikritzi 5 | Side road of Central Market 1866, Heraklion, Crete 71201, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 281 028 1645
Today
09:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Réthimnon, Rethimni, Greece
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

One of the best tapas restaurants in Heraklion town. Right in the middle of the town and next to the market street, "ligo ap'ola" is a good place for lunch or dinner. During some evenings the restaurant is offering life Cretan and Greek music. Reasonable prices too.

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Thank Yiannis K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We found this small restaurant by sheer chance. Just turned left the Central Market road, on a narrow alley and there it was, in front of a bakery. The person who greeted us tried to locate our country, but the kids yelled in Russian and in Italian, while my wife and I tried to calm them in Italian and English.... More 

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Thank Antonello C
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant doesn't seams much on a very narrow road beneath a tree. The attendants are very nice and speak English The food is amazing for a amazing price I recommend it

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Staff are fabulous and attentive. Great spot to sit and just watch the world go buy. Do your shopping and then sit and relax watching the world go past

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Thank Lulubelle61
Rhodes Town, Greece
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

We had lunch in this lovely taverna. Traditional starters, delicious meat, loaf bread, fresh salads, great tzatziki and cold raki! The music was amazing (greek) and there were a few people dancing!

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Thank Nalex13
Milan, Italy
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205 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

Apparently a simple tavern in a narrow pedestrian lane, Ligo apo ola ( we discover that in Greek means “a little bit of everything” ) it is just like this: a paradise for carnivorous and heaven for vegetarians. I tried the stavlisia brizola : a giant 1 kg Greek t-bone steak and my wife a vegetarian mix grill with halloumi... More 

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Rhodes, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

go up the main street through the market and you will find this tavern down a little street on the left. As a veggie I always get offered pasta or salad but the gentleman here offered to make us something special. OMG plate after plate after plate of the most delicious meals I have tasted. All typical greek dishes which... More 

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Thank 58kathryn
Athens/Greece
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2010

It is hidden inside the market of Heraklion and after 9.00 is full for drinks and local dishes with very good salads and very adequate service by young and beautiful local girls.

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Thank chiotisAthens

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tsikritzi 5 | Side road of Central Market 1866, Heraklion, Crete 71201, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 1645

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?